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El Chaleco

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Avenida Costa del Sol, 37, 18690 Almunecar, Spain
+34 958 63 24 02
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12:30 pm - 3:00 pm
7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
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Hours:
Tue - Sun 12:30 pm - 3:00 pm
Tue - Sat 7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Dining options: Dinner, Lunch, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Full Bar, Highchairs Available, Reservations, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Wine and Beer
Good for: Families with children, Romantic, Special occasions, Business meetings
Description: The restaurant "El Chaleco" Bib Gourmand Michelin specialising in...
The restaurant "El Chaleco" Bib Gourmand Michelin specialising in French cuisine are located in Almunecar. We will be pleased to invite you to a quiet and accessible atmosphere. Lydie, Renaud and their team will be happy to give you an idea of the little extra touch of French living. Opened in 1997, "El Chaleco" has tempted their customers with their dynamism, seriousness and pricing policy for many years. Indeed thanks to our professionalism, we can offer you for only 21,95 €, a first course, a main course of meat or fish with bread and a nice dessert as well. All selected to your own taste from the menu and without any additional charge, even the taxes are included. Almunecar possesses an exceptional climate and an..... El Chaleco restaurant.
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  • 48
    Very good
  • 12
    Average
  • 8
    Poor
  • 6
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Highly recommended

From the very beginning to when we left the restaurant was just perfect! The feeling, the food, the service, the atmosphere... You name it. Marvelous is the word to use. A wonderful meal is waiting for you, so just go there and enjoy a lovely evening.

5 of 5 starsReviewed November 19, 2015
Carola E
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Almunecar, Spain
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Almunecar, Spain
1 review
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 19, 2015

From the very beginning to when we left the restaurant was just perfect! The feeling, the food, the service, the atmosphere... You name it. Marvelous is the word to use. A wonderful meal is waiting for you, so just go there and enjoy a lovely evening.

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4 Thank Carola E
LydiaElchaleco, Propriétaire at El Chaleco, responded to this review

Dear Madam Carola E. The restaurant El Chaleco Bib Gourmand Michelin thank you for your opinion on Tripadvisor the staff so I hope to see again you if you are passing a Almuñecar Well to you. El Chaleco Lydia, Renaud, Carmen, Stéphan. Restaurant Bib Gourmand Michelin Almunecar More 

UK
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10 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 20, 2015

We once again booked a table for 8 at our favourite restaurant El Chaleco for the annual Lobster Menu. One of our party requested a dairy and wheat free menu due to allergy's. This is one of the reasons for my review but firstly I would like to add once again all the food was excellent and beautifully served so... More 

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6 Thank Pantherpceople
LydiaElchaleco, Propriétaire at El Chaleco, responded to this review

Thank you Mr. Pantherpceople Thank you for the time taken for your positive review. It is always a pleasure to have the opinion of an expert It is with joy that we welcome you to restaurant El Chaleco and we thank you for your loyalty we will always do our best to serve you better. The team greet you, Lydia,... More 

Stone
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5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 17, 2015 via mobile

As always are yearly trip to the sun is made conplete by your very friendly service and perfect food. This was are fifth time with you and you never let us down thanks you from the jones family

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6 Thank Paul J
LydiaElchaleco, Propriétaire at El Chaleco, responded to this review

Thank you M.Jones Thank you for the time taken for your positive review. It is with joy that we welcome you to El Chaleco and we thank you for your loyalty we will always do our best to serve you better. The team greet you, Lydia, Renaud, Carmen, Stéphane. Restaurant El Chaleco Bib Gourmand Michelin Almunecar. More 

London, United Kingdom
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4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 16, 2015 via mobile

After ten days of average and substandard eating out in Almunecar we finally had a meal that we all enjoyed. Distinctly superior cuisine, superb and friendly service and a wonderful bottle of wine. Highly recommended.

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9 Thank Robalmo
LydiaElchaleco, Propriétaire at El Chaleco, responded to this review

The restaurant El Chaleco Bib Gourmand Mchelin Almunecar. Sir Robalmo, Really large a thank you for all your praises, we read with attention your opinion and we very sincerely thank you for the kindness of your remarks. Thank you as for time as you devoted has to write your criticism. The team this joint has me, Lydie, Renaud, Carmen, Stephan. More 

Kuala Lumpur
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92 reviews
79 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 66 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 13, 2015

We drove from Malaga to this town to visit this restaurant but ended up in the wrong place due the fact we had no internet and had not written down the name. Whilst eating at the 1st restaurant and wondering why the food was not good we saw the name "El Chaleco" across the street. So we went there for... More 

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10 Thank HermMiDo
LydiaElchaleco, Propriétaire at El Chaleco, responded to this review

Dear Sir HermMido, The restaurant El Chaleco, "Bib Gourmand Michelin", you thanks for your opinion and the description of our establishment. If one day you return has Almunecar we will be pleased to serve a complete lunch to you. All the team Lydia, Renaud, Carmen, Stéphan. More 

Warrington
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33 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2015

Visited with my partner and we both ordered the" secret \ surprise menu" which the owner advised was either fish or meat though she wouldn't give specifics of what we were ordering as it was a surprise \ secret which we thought was weird however having read the reviews we put our trust in the chef. The menu consisted of... More 

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2 Thank ljc66
LydiaElchaleco, Propriétaire at El Chaleco, responded to this review

Thank you for your opinion on tripadvisor , -it is clear that each person may react differently and may be that the card would have been a better choice for a First visit. I'm sorry to leave you with disappointment, but as you can read a person majority appreciate our restaurant for nearly 20 years. But we hope you leave... More 

Durham, United Kingdom
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11 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 30, 2015

This is a good quality restaurant on the edge of Almuneca, and well worth the short journey. We visited on 16th May at lunchime and had their Italian taster menu. The menu had been thoughtfully developed, the food quality was good and nicely presented. The service was at the right level of attentiveness. The prices were reasonable for the level... More 

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2 Thank liz_hegarty
LydiaElchaleco, Propriétaire at El Chaleco, responded to this review

Madam Liz Hegarty, Many thanks for taking the time to write such a delightful review about our Michelin restaurant. Our staff is dedicated to providing you with an incomparable level of personalized service designed for our guests and I am more than happy we met your expectations. We hope to welcome you again at El chaleco restaurant With Best Regards,... More 

DK
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14 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 41 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 3, 2015

French cusine, the card says and that is true. Traditionel dishes cooked to expectation. Everything, meat/fish, of high quality - well this is a no shortcut restaurant, and I like the honesty and a chef who knows his whereabouts culinarily. Unfortunately only indoor dining, but that way the focus is on the meal. It is so great to have a... More 

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17 Thank Where-to-go-next-DK
LydiaElchaleco, Propriétaire at El Chaleco, responded to this review

Sir, I would like to thank you for this great review about your recent dinner at restaurant El Chaleco We are really happy that you took the time to comment your experience on Trip Advisor. The support of our guests is extremely rewarding for our team and we really appreciate your compliments about our friendly and attentive staff. The satisfaction... More 

UK
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10 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 22, 2015

Having been eating at El Cheleco for many years when visiting our home in Spain it is still our favourite. Renaud has just added some new dishes to the menu and having tried four of them in the last few weeks I can only say Wow!! they are delightful. My last visit was for my Birthday week and what a... More 

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18 Thank Pantherpceople
LydiaElchaleco, Propriétaire at El Chaleco, responded to this review

Madam, Sir, We read carefully your opinion on the restaurant El Chaleco. To start thank you for taking the time to write to us. Thanks also for your loyalty, and come visit us when you go to Almunecar.je am happy to know that our new menu you like. The Team thank you very much for all your kindness we hope... More 

Manchester, United Kingdom
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6 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 19, 2014

We revisited this restaurant and am pleased to say that apart from the slight changes to the menu nothing has changed. This lovely restaurant seats around 40 covers and so making a reservation is essential. The quaintness of this charming restaurant is plain to see. The service is perfect, always attentive without being intrusive and I have to disagree with... More 

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17 Thank Frankie140749
LydiaElchaleco, Propriétaire at El Chaleco, responded to this review

Dear Mister Franckie In the name of the restaurant "El Chaleco" we want thank you for your good commentary,big thank you for the time you took to write your review Any team thanks you again. Best regards Restaurant El Chaleco Almunecar Lydia,Renaud carmen,Stephane. More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: Avenida Costa del Sol, 37, 18690 Almunecar, Spain
  • Location: Europe  >  Spain  >  Andalucia  >  Province of Granada  >  Almunecar
  • Phone Number: +34 958 63 24 02

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 8 - 23
  • Cuisine: French

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Families with children, Romantic, Special occasions, Business meetings

Description

The restaurant "El Chaleco" Bib Gourmand Michelin specialising in French cuisine are located in Almunecar. We will be pleased to invite you to a quiet and accessible atmosphere. Lydie, Renaud and their team will be happy to give you an idea of the little extra touch of French living. Opened in 1997, "El Chaleco" has tempted their customers with their dynamism, seriousness and pricing policy for many years. Indeed thanks to our professionalism, we can offer you for only 21,95 €, a first course, a main course of meat or fish with bread and a nice dessert as well. All selected to your own taste from the menu and without any additional charge, even the taxes are included. Almunecar possesses an exceptional climate and an..... El Chaleco restaurant.
Open Hours
Sunday
12:30 pm - 3:00 pm
Tuesday
12:30 pm - 3:00 pm
7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Wednesday
12:30 pm - 3:00 pm
7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Thursday
12:30 pm - 3:00 pm
7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Friday
12:30 pm - 3:00 pm
7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Saturday
12:30 pm - 3:00 pm
7:00 pm - 10:00 pm

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?